he African woman has been regarded as the pillar of the home, bearing the stress and troubles of motherhood. But most recently, she has to, in addition to her traditional role, work so as to support the husband financially. This is necessary in meeting up with the present realities of raising a family. This task, unfortunately, does not come without its pains.
For the former Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Azubuike Onyeabo Ihejirika, the light of his achievements while in office can never be hidden. Even after service, the retired general is still celebrated for his achievements, the most recent being the award conferred on him by the Ndigbo Lagos on Saturday May 10.
Recently, residents in Trademore Estate located in Lugbe, along Airport Road, Abuja, woke up to discover that some houses in the estate had been affected by flooding caused by heavy rainfall the previous night.
Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State, on Wednesday last week commissioned 300 Comrade Cabs purchased by the State Government for the use of former Okada riders, to cushion the effects of the ban, in June last year, of the operation of commercial motorcycles, popularly known as Okada, in the state capital. He thereafter drove one of the cabs, round Benin City, the state capital, picking passengers and dropping them at their destinations.
Monday mornings are very hectic periods for out stations of media organisations. It is so because agents and vendors would make their returns of copies of unsold newspapers which they collected over the weekend and make payments for the sold copies. This period is more hectic for the circulation staff.
On this fateful Monday morning, according to the victims of the attack, hefty young men numbering up to three stormed the office located at 76 St. Michael’s Road, Aba and inflicted severe injuries on the company’s cashier, took away the sum of N27, 500 which was the
The Assemblies of God Church Nigeria has recently turned into an assembly of political strange bedfellows who have declared war among themselves in their rat race to corner the deep purse of the revered House of God. The crisis is gradually tilting into dividing the Church into smaller groups. To many observers, the god of mammon might have taken the centre stage and things have fallen apart because the centre cannot hold.
The All Progressives Congress, APC which has been losing its top leaders and followers, last week, accused one of its founders who was the former Secretary to Edo State Government and leader of the Alaghodaro Group, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, of having a “pathological fixation” on becoming the governor of the state, no matter what it took.
Saturday, April 19, would have recorded the first physical combat and assault in Enugu state aftermath of the unresolved and simmering political difference between the deputy senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu and Governor Sullivan Chime of Enugu state. However the intervention of the Inspector General of police, Mohammed Abubakar eventually saved the day.
Lokoja, the capital of Kogi state prides itself as a place where two great Rivers, Niger and Benue meet. The great rivers have placed the capital city on the world map, especially during the scramble and partition for Africa in 1884 after the Berlin conference. The rivers were the medium the Europeans used to invade the continent of Africa to source “for raw materials” as a result of industrial revolution in Europe.
Overdependence on oil revenues and the exploding population of Nigeria has over time put the economy under pressure occasioned by unemployment and its attendant challenges. Prior to the oil era, Nigeria had placed premium on other sectors of her economy such as agriculture, manufacturing, to mention a few. But following the oil boom, other sectors were relegated with emphasis placed on oil. This strategy in the long run has proved ineffective thereby necessitating concerns to re-strategise.